The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 22 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 17 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.53% 4.47% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.99% 13.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
Average daily rate
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£321 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £293 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
WPF
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 173 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.60% 33.59% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 74 40
Average daily rate £323 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Nottingham region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) .NET
3 16 (66.67%) XML
4 13 (54.17%) WCF
5 12 (50.00%) MVVM
6 10 (41.67%) XSLT
6 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) WinForms
7 9 (37.50%) XSD
7 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (33.33%) OO
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) Silverlight
10 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) OOP
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (16.67%) C++
13 3 (12.50%) HTML
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 3 (12.50%) CSS
13 3 (12.50%) Validation
13 3 (12.50%) TDD
13 3 (12.50%) JSON
13 3 (12.50%) Windows 8

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Moq
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (4.17%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) WCF
4 10 (41.67%) XSLT
4 10 (41.67%) WinForms
5 9 (37.50%) XSD
5 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) Silverlight
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.33%) CSS3
9 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.17%) HTML5
10 1 (4.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.17%) Online Games
1 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) MVVM
2 8 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
3 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) AOP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin